Instructables: exploring - technology - diode http://www.instructables.com Sat, 1 Oct 2016 01:57:47 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Buck Converter http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Buck-Converter/
DIY Buck Converter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/RLTS/IT22U2KR/F0LRLTSIT22U2KR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/RLTS/IT22U2KR/F0LRLTSIT22U2KR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/RLTS/IT22U2KR/F0LRLTSIT22U2KR.SMALL.jpg Saurabh Gangamwar47 In this Instructables, I will show you How to step down DC voltage efficiently.for supplying power to Arduio or any other components required 5v or 3.3v.If you use LM7805 it having poor efficiency about 30%.It also heat up.If you use LM2576HV-ADJ it having decent efficiency up to 80%.It can also g...
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Wed, 14 Sep 2016 08:52:38 PDT
LightsWentOutAlert: a Very Simple Intel Edison Project to Be Alerted If a Blackout Happens. http://www.instructables.com/id/LightsWentOutAlert-a-Very-Simple-Intel-Edison-Proj/
LightsWentOutAlert: a Very Simple Intel Edison Project to Be Alerted If a Blackout Happens. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/4KIU/ISZ6AU4Y/F2M4KIUISZ6AU4Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/4KIU/ISZ6AU4Y/F2M4KIUISZ6AU4Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/4KIU/ISZ6AU4Y/F2M4KIUISZ6AU4Y.SMALL.jpg makeinbo_fablab_bologna Have you any important hardware equipment at home or at your office that need to remain under constant connection to the power supply networks? For example, fridge or servers, etc... But you need to leave them alone, to go away for vacations or other duties?This extremely simple project show you how...
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Sun, 11 Sep 2016 19:51:01 PDT
Led Strip Bulb Prototype http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Strip-Bulb-Prototype/
Led Strip Bulb Prototype - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/KEVG/ISCBUE4M/FVAKEVGISCBUE4M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/KEVG/ISCBUE4M/FVAKEVGISCBUE4M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/KEVG/ISCBUE4M/FVAKEVGISCBUE4M.SMALL.jpg Fistio83 Hello everybody! Here I am for presenting my first instructable...I am a boy from Tuscany, so... Sorry for my english! Materials Main items that we need: a connection of an old bulb lamp a transformer 2 diodes 2 capacitors 2 5x20 fuses (2 A) 1 LM7824 1 thin aluminium sheet Electric circuit T...
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Tue, 6 Sep 2016 12:53:53 PDT
Laser pointer http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-4/
Laser pointer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/R75N/ISCAV1DW/FWBR75NISCAV1DW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/R75N/ISCAV1DW/FWBR75NISCAV1DW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWB/R75N/ISCAV1DW/FWBR75NISCAV1DW.SMALL.jpg Chris Project Hello,today I’m gonna show you how to make a really simple laser pointer. Watch the video The video is in my youtube channel Chris' Project. Link: Buy all of the components the components for this project are:1pc 18650 lithium ion battery1pc 18650 lithium ion battery case1pc laser diode1pc sw...
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Sat, 27 Aug 2016 23:28:02 PDT
One Transistor Full Adder http://www.instructables.com/id/One-Transistor-Full-Adder/
One Transistor Full Adder - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/7C9O/IRXTNYGU/FN57C9OIRXTNYGU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/7C9O/IRXTNYGU/FN57C9OIRXTNYGU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/7C9O/IRXTNYGU/FN57C9OIRXTNYGU.SMALL.jpg GekuronM INTRO:Classically a full adder is created with the use of 2 XOR gates, 2 AND gates and an OR gate. Each gate already consists of a fair few transistors, especially the XOR gates, and thus the total number of transistors per classical full adder can reach 18. Some designers over the net have proposed...
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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 07:07:10 PDT
Voltage Clamp for Arduino using Zener Diode, PTC, and an NPN Transistor http://www.instructables.com/id/Voltage-Clamp-for-Arduino-Using-Zener-Diode-PTC-an/
Voltage Clamp for Arduino using Zener Diode, PTC, and an NPN Transistor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/RQF1/IR40FBKA/FOQRQF1IR40FBKA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/RQF1/IR40FBKA/FOQRQF1IR40FBKA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/RQF1/IR40FBKA/FOQRQF1IR40FBKA.SMALL.jpg GSink IntroductionHere is a simple power (voltage) clamping circuit that can help protect components and microcontrollers from overvoltage which can be generated either by plugging in the wrong DC adapter, wrong battery, or pressing the wrong button on your power supply and sending 30V through them.It use...
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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 06:42:34 PDT
What is a Rectifier? (AC to DC) (Interactive!) http://www.instructables.com/id/What-Is-a-Rectifier-AC-to-DC/
What is a Rectifier? (AC to DC) (Interactive!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/RB6S/IQJGC5VD/FJ1RB6SIQJGC5VD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/RB6S/IQJGC5VD/FJ1RB6SIQJGC5VD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/RB6S/IQJGC5VD/FJ1RB6SIQJGC5VD.SMALL.jpg Sutty5 PLAY VIDEO Watch the video to learn about Rectifiers (Converting AC to DC) and how they work.Try this circuit!: EveryCircuit Rectifier To see more from me, subscribe to Simply Electronics on YouTube. Follow on TwitterLike on FaceBook
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Tue, 12 Jul 2016 15:52:39 PDT
Electronics Basics : Diode http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronics-Basics-Diode/
Electronics Basics : Diode - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/6ZTL/IQHIV4HS/FVN6ZTLIQHIV4HS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/6ZTL/IQHIV4HS/FVN6ZTLIQHIV4HS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVN/6ZTL/IQHIV4HS/FVN6ZTLIQHIV4HS.SMALL.jpg Nematic! If you don't like reading watch my video on Youtube!I have made it simpler there. Click HereA diode is a electronic component. Most diodes are made with semiconductor materials such as silicon, germanium, or selenium. Let's first see working in DC When diode's anode is connected to +ve and catho...
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Mon, 11 Jul 2016 07:01:55 PDT
What are diodes? (Interactive!) http://www.instructables.com/id/What-Are-Diodes/
What are diodes? (Interactive!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/IK1Y/IQB4ZGT0/FJOIK1YIQB4ZGT0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/IK1Y/IQB4ZGT0/FJOIK1YIQB4ZGT0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/IK1Y/IQB4ZGT0/FJOIK1YIQB4ZGT0.SMALL.jpg Sutty5 PLAY VIDEOWatch the video to learn about Diodes and what they do.Try this circuit!: EveryCircuit DiodesTo see more from me, subscribe to Simply Electronics on YouTube. Leave your comments or video suggestions here or on YouTube. and they may be considered for a video.Follow on TwitterLike on FaceBoo...
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Wed, 6 Jul 2016 14:10:22 PDT
Build Your Own Battery Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Battery-Power-Supply/
Build Your Own Battery Power Supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/HPFV/IQ2O2Z4R/FZZHPFVIQ2O2Z4R.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/HPFV/IQ2O2Z4R/FZZHPFVIQ2O2Z4R.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZZ/HPFV/IQ2O2Z4R/FZZHPFVIQ2O2Z4R.SMALL.jpg Lucas Reed Have you ever needed to power a project that's not near an outlet? Have you needed to test using different voltages? Are you curious about analog circuits and power? Using Autodesk Circuits and a lead-acid battery, you can create a circuit that will act as a variable power supply, outputting a range...
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Thu, 30 Jun 2016 18:06:45 PDT
DIY-SLS-3D-Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-SLS-3D-Printer/
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Fri, 10 Jun 2016 08:04:06 PDT
Make a Solar Cell From Scrap Electronics http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Solar-Cell-From-Scrap-Electronics/
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Sat, 4 Jun 2016 07:56:07 PDT
Arduino Tutorial - Laser security system http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Tutorial-Laser-Security-System/
Arduino Tutorial - Laser security system - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/73VA/IOYDFKYD/FLH73VAIOYDFKYD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/73VA/IOYDFKYD/FLH73VAIOYDFKYD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/73VA/IOYDFKYD/FLH73VAIOYDFKYD.SMALL.jpg BlueMatter In this tutorial, I show you, How To make a Simple laser Security System with Arduino. ​You will need: HardwareLED Laser PhotoresistorPiezo Buzzer Breadboards Arduino unoResistor 10Ω Resistor220Ω Resistor for led.jumper wireSoftwareArduino IDE Watch the video tutorial Video tutorial Schem...
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Thu, 2 Jun 2016 14:38:19 PDT
Analog Input Protection Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/Analog-Input-Protection-Circuit/
Analog Input Protection Circuit - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/VURH/IOW3WTVM/FVAVURHIOW3WTVM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/VURH/IOW3WTVM/FVAVURHIOW3WTVM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/VURH/IOW3WTVM/FVAVURHIOW3WTVM.SMALL.jpg NAEastland Analog input pins are a common feature of many microcontroller boards. However, due to the operating voltage of the board, you are limited to a maximum analog input voltage (1.8V, 3.3V, 5V), beyond which you will end up frying your board. But that low voltage range is pretty restrictive if you would...
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Tue, 31 May 2016 18:57:01 PDT
DIY | Easy Arduino Laser Tripwire Security System! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Easy-Arduino-Laser-Tripwire-Security-System/
DIY | Easy Arduino Laser Tripwire Security System! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/L20K/IOEKKV94/FCFL20KIOEKKV94.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/L20K/IOEKKV94/FCFL20KIOEKKV94.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/L20K/IOEKKV94/FCFL20KIOEKKV94.SMALL.jpg RGBFreak In this tutorial I will be teaching you how you can build your own Laser Tripwire Security System at home!You will need the following components and materials: LED light Laser Module Laser Sensor Module Speaker or Piezo Buzzer 2 Small Breadboards with sticky tape on the back Arduino Breadboard wire...
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Sat, 21 May 2016 07:07:33 PDT
Easy Way To Solder Wires To DVD Laser Diode. http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Way-to-Solder-Wires-to-DVD-Laser-Diode/
Easy Way To Solder Wires To DVD Laser Diode. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/XH72/INUV4P0R/FA9XH72INUV4P0R.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/XH72/INUV4P0R/FA9XH72INUV4P0R.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/XH72/INUV4P0R/FA9XH72INUV4P0R.SMALL.jpg StuartB44 After removing a laser diode from a DVD Writer, instead of trying to solder the wires to the tiny cut off pins, try this.Get a piece of stripboard/veroboard or even a piece of old circuit board with 2 parallel tracks.Stripboard only needs to be 2 tracks wide by 4 holes long.Fit the diode in to the i...
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Thu, 5 May 2016 19:35:24 PDT
11 LED Adjustable Chaser with 555Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/11-LED-Adjustable-Chaser-With-555Timer/
11 LED Adjustable Chaser with 555Timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/327T/INQBL7B7/FIK327TINQBL7B7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/327T/INQBL7B7/FIK327TINQBL7B7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/327T/INQBL7B7/FIK327TINQBL7B7.SMALL.jpg hkerr Parts:Leds: Pack of 25 Can use Purple OnesIC: 555 timer, CD4017Capacitor: 10uf, 100nf(104)Potentiometer: 10k Linear MonoResistors: 1k, 10k, 120ohmBreadboard + Cables + Battery Clip Place Base Components The 555 timer and Cd4017 are placed along with the leds and the wires connecting to power and ...
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Tue, 3 May 2016 07:26:34 PDT
Single LED on AC Mains http://www.instructables.com/id/Single-LED-on-AC-Mains/
Single LED on AC Mains - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/NEN4/INETV4WV/FIUNEN4INETV4WV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/NEN4/INETV4WV/FIUNEN4INETV4WV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/NEN4/INETV4WV/FIUNEN4INETV4WV.SMALL.jpg pandyaketan Just a SINGLE LED!Directly on 220v or 110v AC Mains!Even works on any voltage DC Battery!!
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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 02:00:31 PDT
Low-cost Zener Diode Tester http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-cost-Zener-Diode-Tester/
Low-cost Zener Diode Tester - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/JIIX/IN967W5B/FTSJIIXIN967W5B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/JIIX/IN967W5B/FTSJIIXIN967W5B.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/JIIX/IN967W5B/FTSJIIXIN967W5B.SMALL.jpg Arne Saknussem Um simples teste para diodo zener construído com material de sucata.
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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 05:53:26 PDT
Protecting Arduino From Electrical Damage http://www.instructables.com/id/Protecting-Arduino-From-Electrical-Damage/
Protecting Arduino From Electrical Damage - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F60/N3G4/IMK6CFOT/F60N3G4IMK6CFOT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F60/N3G4/IMK6CFOT/F60N3G4IMK6CFOT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F60/N3G4/IMK6CFOT/F60N3G4IMK6CFOT.SMALL.jpg ForceTronics In this Instructable we look at ways to protect your Arduino design from electrical damage. We will look at protection methods against conditions like power supply over voltage, over current or over voltage on IO pins, and electrostatic discharge (ESD) events. We will look at various diodes to imple...
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Tue, 5 Apr 2016 17:13:52 PDT
Laser Communication Device (Arduino Project) http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Communication-Device-Arduino-Project/
Laser Communication Device (Arduino Project) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/G2EZ/IMK63PNV/FYCG2EZIMK63PNV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/G2EZ/IMK63PNV/FYCG2EZIMK63PNV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/G2EZ/IMK63PNV/FYCG2EZIMK63PNV.SMALL.jpg showden This instructable describes how to make a simple device that transmits text via laser diodes and photo resistors. The attached video describes the process in detail. This is the written version of that.What you need is: 2x Arduinos, 5x 5 volt 6 mm diameter laser diodes, 5 photo resistors, 5x 1/4 inc...
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Sun, 3 Apr 2016 08:54:53 PDT
Mini Laser Module Diode Red Dot 650nm 5V DC 5mW for Arduino Raspberry Pi AVR PIC http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Laser-Module-Diode-Red-Dot-650nm-5V-DC-5mW-fo/
Mini Laser Module Diode Red Dot 650nm 5V DC 5mW for Arduino Raspberry Pi AVR PIC - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/DVRU/ILML98UG/F0MDVRUILML98UG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/DVRU/ILML98UG/F0MDVRUILML98UG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/DVRU/ILML98UG/F0MDVRUILML98UG.SMALL.jpg DDelectroTech Description: 650nm 5m. W 3-6. V. RED. Dot. Laser. Diode. Module 135mm. Focusable. Lens. Parameter: Optical. Power: 5m. W. Wavelength: 650nm(red laser). Size:12x35mm. Cable lenth:about 135mm. Working voltage:3-6. V. Beam. Shape: Dot. Application:
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Thu, 10 Mar 2016 21:30:44 PST
3D Printed Check Valve http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Check-Valve/
3D Printed Check Valve - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/Y8XQ/ILGXK6W7/FUPY8XQILGXK6W7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/Y8XQ/ILGXK6W7/FUPY8XQILGXK6W7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/Y8XQ/ILGXK6W7/FUPY8XQILGXK6W7.SMALL.jpg XYZAidan I've been experimenting for some time on how to create 3D printable check valves. This check valve utilizes a silicone disc and ball. This silicone piece is inserted mid-print, minimizing the chances of air escaping in other spots. Once fully printed, the silicone part is put in a sprung position, a...
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Sun, 6 Mar 2016 18:08:50 PST
How to make Simple water level Indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Simple-Water-Level-Indicator/
How to make Simple water level Indicator - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/6DNF/IKZSB0MV/F6I6DNFIKZSB0MV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/6DNF/IKZSB0MV/F6I6DNFIKZSB0MV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/6DNF/IKZSB0MV/F6I6DNFIKZSB0MV.SMALL.jpg balsuryana Do you want to make water level indicator for easy! Try this. This simple water level indicator no needs Transistor or IC. I Make this for another project! this can use for Water bottle, Water tank, or another things you want to use this The schematic Follow the schematic. You can use brea...
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Wed, 24 Feb 2016 03:22:30 PST
Getting Started with OLED Displays http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-With-OLED-Displays/
Getting Started with OLED Displays - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/AEWV/IKH7N0LM/FHOAEWVIKH7N0LM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/AEWV/IKH7N0LM/FHOAEWVIKH7N0LM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/AEWV/IKH7N0LM/FHOAEWVIKH7N0LM.SMALL.jpg JayconSystems What is an OLED?An OLED is a type of diode that consists of an organic compound that emits light when current flows through it. How does an OLED communicate with Arduino? The way the OLED communicates with Arduino is via Inter-Integrated Circuit (I2C). However, it is also possible to communicate ...
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Thu, 11 Feb 2016 10:26:48 PST
How to control motor with SPDT relays http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Connect-2-SPDT-Relays-to-Arduino-With-a-DC-/
How to control motor with SPDT relays - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/ZMWC/IIYUR8TD/FCFZMWCIIYUR8TD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/ZMWC/IIYUR8TD/FCFZMWCIIYUR8TD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/ZMWC/IIYUR8TD/FCFZMWCIIYUR8TD.SMALL.jpg Chaitanya Sanghadia This will tell you how to make a DC motor go clock and counterclockwise Parts 1. 2 SPDT (Single pole Double throw) relays2. 2 1K resistors4. 2 diodes5. 2 Transistors (NPN)6. Wires (all male ends)7. Arduino UNO8. Small DC motor9. 1 Breadboard Connect the relays to the breadboard Connect both ...
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Sun, 3 Jan 2016 20:28:24 PST
How to Upload Sketches to an Arduino With a Broken Usb Port / Chip http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Upload-Sketches-to-an-Arduino-With-a-Broken/
How to Upload Sketches to an Arduino With a Broken Usb Port / Chip - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/69DU/IINHDR8Q/FB569DUIINHDR8Q.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/69DU/IINHDR8Q/FB569DUIINHDR8Q.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/69DU/IINHDR8Q/FB569DUIINHDR8Q.SMALL.jpg Joram_ Welcome to my very first instructable :)Some time ago, I had a sensor connected to my Arduino Nano but the sensor didn't work, so I decided to get my multimeter to check the connections. I put one end on the 5V pin on the sensor and the other one on the ground pin, but some threw something on the ta...
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Sun, 27 Dec 2015 08:04:14 PST
Complete Guide for Tech Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/Complete-Guide-for-Tech-Beginners/
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 09:44:47 PST
From Resistors to ICs Color Codes http://www.instructables.com/id/From-Resistors-to-ICs-Color-Codes/
From Resistors to ICs Color Codes - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/4Q12/IGL4CLZZ/F6R4Q12IGL4CLZZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/4Q12/IGL4CLZZ/F6R4Q12IGL4CLZZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6R/4Q12/IGL4CLZZ/F6R4Q12IGL4CLZZ.SMALL.jpg Josehf Murchison I have been reverse engineering since before the advent of solid state circuits. When I looked up color codes here at Instructables, I was surprised to find just a few one page Instructables on component color codes.The color codes we all know and love come from EIA standards, (Electronics Industrie...
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Wed, 4 Nov 2015 21:22:35 PST
laser burner (to burn matches or pop balloons) http://www.instructables.com/id/laser-burner-to-burn-matches-or-pop-balloons/
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Mon, 19 Oct 2015 03:00:35 PDT
Remove Perf Board Components http://www.instructables.com/id/Remove-Perf-Board-Components/
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Fri, 9 Oct 2015 14:19:21 PDT
Awesome LED Gadgets! http://www.instructables.com/id/LEDs-Lights-And-More/ https://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/TTFP/ID7UY4MK/F4JTTFPID7UY4MK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/TTFP/ID7UY4MK/F4JTTFPID7UY4MK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4J/TTFP/ID7UY4MK/F4JTTFPID7UY4MK.SMALL.jpg Yonatan24 null null LED-timate 9.8W LED Light (Incredibly Bright!) Home-Made LED Flashlight USB Charger (12V 1.8Ah Li-ion Battery!) The LEDPOD (12V Dimmable LED Torch, USB Charger, Tripod and more) Home-Made LED Bucket Flashlight DIY 24 LED Spotlight $5 Gorrilapod Flashlight M...
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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 22:11:57 PDT
How to make a speaker at home http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-speaker-at-home/
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Sat, 25 Jul 2015 05:39:37 PDT
Arduino Powered Infared Thing http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Powered-Infared-Thing/
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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 14:15:48 PDT
LEDs as temperature sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-an-LED-as-a-temperature-sensor/
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 14:00:45 PDT
Heat Sink For Diodes http://www.instructables.com/id/Heat-Sink-For-Diodes/
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Wed, 27 May 2015 01:50:36 PDT
Controlling an RGB LED with the HC-06 Bluetooth Module using Android OS(Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-an-RGB-LED-with-the-HC-06-Bluetooth-Mo/
Controlling an RGB LED with the HC-06 Bluetooth Module using Android OS(Arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/ARJY/I9RLHNGP/FIQARJYI9RLHNGP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/ARJY/I9RLHNGP/FIQARJYI9RLHNGP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIQ/ARJY/I9RLHNGP/FIQARJYI9RLHNGP.SMALL.jpg Gallifray_Todd This tutorial will explain the process of connecting an HC-06 Bluetooth Module to an Arduino and controlling the color of an RGB LED using the ArduDroid app on the Android Operating System. This setup will most likely also work with the HC-05 Bluetooth Modules. Materials & Components 1. Arduino/...
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Sun, 17 May 2015 15:42:27 PDT
Arduino RGB LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-RGB-LED-2/
Arduino RGB LED - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/2SMN/I9Q9MUBT/F7T2SMNI9Q9MUBT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/2SMN/I9Q9MUBT/F7T2SMNI9Q9MUBT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/2SMN/I9Q9MUBT/F7T2SMNI9Q9MUBT.SMALL.jpg samuel123abc While "normal leds" are fun, RGB ones are even funnier, imagine using that one led emitting purple color, orange color and many more, wouldn't that be cool? In this tutorial we are going to look into the process of connecting a RGB led. Even though it might seem hard, it is not, believe me. Let's be...
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Sat, 16 May 2015 12:12:22 PDT
How to use a potentiometer as a voltage divider. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-a-potentiometer-as-a-voltage-divider/
How to use a potentiometer as a voltage divider. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/KFHH/I9OSR9SJ/FB7KFHHI9OSR9SJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/KFHH/I9OSR9SJ/FB7KFHHI9OSR9SJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/KFHH/I9OSR9SJ/FB7KFHHI9OSR9SJ.SMALL.jpg bweaver6 Hello and WelcomeThis Instructable is going to be short and sweet. I would like to share with you the power of potentiometers. A simple component that can be used as a voltage divider. You may be saying to yourself, "Duh, everyone knows that!" Well, unfortunately, this simple concept escaped many of...
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Thu, 14 May 2015 19:46:42 PDT
How to fabricate a lunch box into a dual 0-12VDC power supply. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fabricate-a-lunch-box-into-a-dual-0-12VDC-p/
How to fabricate a lunch box into a dual 0-12VDC power supply. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/20FI/I9UDIVRX/FGJ20FII9UDIVRX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/20FI/I9UDIVRX/FGJ20FII9UDIVRX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGJ/20FI/I9UDIVRX/FGJ20FII9UDIVRX.SMALL.jpg bweaver6 Preface:Hello and welcome to my Instructable.I am a first year Electronic Engineering student and was given the opportunity to build a power supply. I was immediately fascinated but wanted to make more than a run of mill project. My original idea was to use a cigar box and pack as much into a small ...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 17:52:18 PDT
AC to DC - full-wave rectification http://www.instructables.com/id/AC-to-DC-full-wave-rectification/
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 02:28:30 PDT
AC to DC - Half-wave rectification of AC http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-change-AC-to-DC/
AC to DC - Half-wave rectification of AC - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/5B6I/I8CW4ZNZ/F3E5B6II8CW4ZNZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/5B6I/I8CW4ZNZ/F3E5B6II8CW4ZNZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/5B6I/I8CW4ZNZ/F3E5B6II8CW4ZNZ.SMALL.jpg 1300rpm Ever need a constant DC output to test things, but batteries run out too quickly?Or maybe a battery needs charging?Changing AC to DC is as simple as two words - transformer, diode. Let's go. Why? DC outputs can be extremely helpful. If you need to test any DC motor but you dont want to have to go...
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 08:30:30 PDT
CNC Spindle Laser Diode Photo Engraving Enhancement App http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Spindle-Laser-Diode-Photo-Engraving-Enhancemen/
CNC Spindle Laser Diode Photo Engraving Enhancement App - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/ALTZ/I8765QDM/FHCALTZI8765QDM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/ALTZ/I8765QDM/FHCALTZI8765QDM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/ALTZ/I8765QDM/FHCALTZI8765QDM.SMALL.jpg PicengraverToo Our app was written with 2008 Visual Basic and will load and run on a Windows XP & up PC. It's a text editor that does calculations from depths of cuts/laser power level commands in one gcode file and then adds a variable feedrate (Feed Rate Change) to the end of command lines based on a set percent...
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 14:28:45 PDT
Easy High Voltage DC Crank up Generator. http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-High-Voltage-DC-Crank-up-Generator/
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 09:01:26 PDT
AC to DC Power Using a Full Wave Rectifier http://www.instructables.com/id/AC-to-DC-Power-Using-a-Full-Wave-Rectifier/
AC to DC Power Using a Full Wave Rectifier - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/OGXP/I7RGMO54/FSJOGXPI7RGMO54.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/OGXP/I7RGMO54/FSJOGXPI7RGMO54.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/OGXP/I7RGMO54/FSJOGXPI7RGMO54.SMALL.jpg Neel.Adhiraj AC is used to transmit power over long distances. The power we get from the electrical outlets in our home is AC power. However since most modern electrical appliances use DC at some level, we need to know how to effectively convert AC power to DC power. We can do this using a circuit known as a ful...
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:30:13 PDT
Regulated Power Supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Regulated-Power-Supply-1/
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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 23:00:41 PDT
Bring Your burnt LED back to life! http://www.instructables.com/id/Bring-Your-burnt-LED-back-to-life/
Bring Your burnt LED back to life! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/7UQ0/I66LNITZ/FY17UQ0I66LNITZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/7UQ0/I66LNITZ/FY17UQ0I66LNITZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/7UQ0/I66LNITZ/FY17UQ0I66LNITZ.SMALL.jpg kondzio29 When I am on a budget... I am able to ressurect my burnt LEDs to reuse them again ;) Recently my dad used 12V cordless drill battery to kill two of my 3W high power LEDs. Of course he bought me new ones, but without the heatsink... So I took my soldering iron and tried to desolder burnt LED to reuse...
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 11:43:02 PST
Pocket Mini LED Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Mini-LED-Flashlight/
Pocket Mini LED Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/41VE/I600AZRQ/F2J41VEI600AZRQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/41VE/I600AZRQ/F2J41VEI600AZRQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2J/41VE/I600AZRQ/F2J41VEI600AZRQ.SMALL.jpg Mr Useful Hi guys, lets make a mini led flashlight. I hope you enjoy this DIY !!! Materials Here The video of the process Dont forget to subscribe in the channel ---- Mr useful channel There are a lot of videos like this : )Hope enjoy this instructable!
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 12:04:04 PST
Floating Logo http://www.instructables.com/id/Floating-Logo/
Floating Logo - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F60/Y45J/I3U1U3HQ/F60Y45JI3U1U3HQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F60/Y45J/I3U1U3HQ/F60Y45JI3U1U3HQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F60/Y45J/I3U1U3HQ/F60Y45JI3U1U3HQ.SMALL.jpg Rajat Cool This is my first 'ible And i want to devote this to the site...This is about how to make your logo look interesting...I have used leds to make the water glow on which the logo will float...So I am going to start with some basic materials...Lets Begin Materials Required... Here's A list of materia...
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 04:19:00 PST
Use Spark.io Photon to unlock a door over WiFi for less than $30! http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-Sparkio-Photon-to-unlock-a-door-over-WiFi/
Use Spark.io Photon to unlock a door over WiFi for less than $30! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/0288/I3A1NEW7/FYV0288I3A1NEW7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/0288/I3A1NEW7/FYV0288I3A1NEW7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYV/0288/I3A1NEW7/FYV0288I3A1NEW7.SMALL.jpg keithbrown This instructable is based on the Spark.io Photon, a "postage stamp-sized hackable WiFi module for interacting with physical things." And thanks to its AWESOME mobile UI "Tinker," you won't have to write a line of code!Its the result of an "Instructables Build Night," with Soha Smart; where I am als...
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Thu, 4 Dec 2014 11:42:39 PST